Last updated 11:38PM ET
May 1, 2016
PRI's The World: 04/29/2016 A Lebanese rock band was supposed to play a gig in Jordan a few days back, but Jordanian authorities canceled the show because they felt the band's songs clashed with the country's values. Today, Jordan rescinded the ban, but the band says it's too late to reschedule. Also, we hear about a new feature film in which a group of musicians from Afghanistan are eager to perform with their idols, Metallica. We'll also explore the many Berlins of the United States, and meet a 94-year-old Mexican bartender who really knows his trade.
PRI's The World: 04/28/2016 The Syrian cease-fire is "barely alive." Also, fighting has escalated once again in the rebel-held city of Aleppo with air strikes destroying a hospital and leaving dozens dead. Plus, the story of an Iranian poet and blogger who lives in exile in Toronto, Canada. And, "paw-ternity" leave for pet parents.
PRI's The World: 04/27/2016 Donald Trump takes a presidential turn ? with an address on foreign policy. Also, we look at the recent murders of two men who started the only LGBT magazine in Bangladesh. And, why Bristol, England has been smelling like vinegar, and why some locals are fine with that.
Kerry begins bid to end Syrian fighting US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria as fighting rages in Aleppo.
Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk The Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, affecting one in five pregnant women who contract it, scientists in Brazil say.
CIA panned for Bin Laden death tweets The US Central Intelligence Agency is criticised online for live-tweeting the killing of Osama Bin Laden as if it were happening today.
Finland is saving their postal service, one lawn at a time
The country is cutting lawns to cut costs.
Weekly Wrap: Why the Fed hasn't raised interest rates again
Catherine Rampell and John Carney join Kai to recap the week that was.
The Lowline experiments with natural sunlight underground
Is this the future of parks?